Group fitness programs are an effective method for improving health and fitness, as well as an affordable addition to any training regimen. “Getting Started with R30” demonstrates an effective solution for expanding participation in group fitness. In order for fitness professionals to overcome both real and perceived barriers to group fitness, this course explains the value of a simple, effective cardio program using a stationary bike. The material discusses class format, cycling programming for inexperienced exercisers, and industry guidelines for group exercise. The lesson also includes a track-by-track breakdown of how cardio fitness and muscular endurance can be improved in a 30-minute indoor cycling class. Fitness professionals will learn skills to more effectively coach, motivate, and improve exercise adherence.